49ers waive Fleming and sign Travis Johnson

Jul 30, 2013 at 10:13 AM


Videos are auto-populated by an affiliate. This site has no control over the videos that appear above.


The San Francisco 49ers announced today that they have waived linebacker Darius Fleming and signed linebacker Travis Johnson to a three-year deal.

During a non-contact kickoff coverage drill during Sunday's practice, Fleming injured the same knee that he had previously torn an ACL. Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area is reporting that Fleming has once again torn his ACL. He was drafted by the 49ers in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft.

Johnson, 22, an undrafted free agent, played at San Jose State. During his senior year, he had 65 tackles, a career high 13 sacks, 3 Forced fumbles, 2 Pass deflections and was the WAC Defensive Player of the Year. 21.5 of the tackles were for a loss. He ended his college career with 218 Tackles, 32 Sacks, 3 Forced fumbles and 2 Pass deflections.
Enjoy this article? Follow us to never miss more!

Powered by Follow.it


Comments



More San Francisco 49ers News


placeholder image

49ers WR Jauan Jennings and the case for more offensive snaps

By Nate Bodnar
Jul 7

The San Francisco 49ers offense have a very good problem on their hands – there are so many playmakers that it makes it occasionally challenging for head coach Kyle Shanahan and his staff to utilize them efficiently and effectively. In 2020, the 49ers front office...


placeholder image

49ers on Netflix: Kyle Shanahan captures what makes George Kittle and Deebo Samuel so unique in 'Receiver'

By David Bonilla
Jul 10

Following the success of last year's hit Netflix docuseries "Quarterback," the streaming giant has released its latest installment, "Receiver." This new series focuses on the athletes who haul in passes, featuring stars like Davante Adams of the Las Vegas Raiders, Justin...


placeholder image

Football is Back With the Netflix Series 'Receiver,' Featuring 49ers' Deebo Samuel and George Kittle

By Jon Opelt
Jul 10

If you're hungering for some 49ers football, you're in luck. Today, Netflix debuted its much-anticipated series "Receiver," which doesn't disappoint. The show follows five of the NFL's best pass catchers on the field and outside of football, up close and personal during the...


placeholder image

'Receiver' captures Deebo Samuel and George Kittle injuries, heartbreak in 49ers' Super Bowl loss

By David Bonilla
Jul 10

Following last year's hit docuseries "Quarterback," Netflix has released "Receiver," showcasing those who catch passes from signal-callers. San Francisco 49ers pass-catchers Deebo Samuel and George Kittle are prominently featured in the series, culminating in the team's...


Latest

Trending News

Share 49ersWebzone